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The Latin Band TEF Releases Their First Record “Pleasure Island”

The Latin Band TEF Releases Their First Record “Pleasure Island”

December 31, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

If you’ve been out and about in Bocas del Toro in the last few months, you’ve probably had the pleasure of listening to the sweet sounds of the “The Latin Band TEF”. The boys can be found part of the week playing the hotel circuit in their home providence of Cocléand then jumping on buses [...]

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Bocas Electrical Plant Changes Locations in 2014 by Nicholas Corea

Bocas Electrical Plant Changes Locations in 2014 by Nicholas Corea

December 31, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

With the New Year coming, people are always thinking of change and new beginnings. “I’ll quit smoking”, “I’ll lose weight”, etc. This New Year Bocas is starting anew with the generation of its electricity. For over 80 years now the electricity has been generated at the 6th street plant, on the south side of town [...]

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Meet the Citronautas- Drove from Argentina to Panama with a Dream

Meet the Citronautas- Drove from Argentina to Panama with a Dream

December 31, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Bocas is a colorful place that attracts many interesting characters. Often you can find all sorts of cool people traveling through Bocas with a unique purpose. Facundo and Micaela are definitely one of those. The young couple is known collectively as the “Citronautas de America Mestiza” and they are currently traveling all over Latin America [...]

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Police Meet with Children of the Mudial del Barrio Youth Outreach Program

Police Meet with Children of the Mudial del Barrio Youth Outreach Program

December 31, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Wednesday December 4th, the National Police in cooperation with “Mundial del Barrio” met with the children of the program to discuss the dangers of drug addiction. Mundial del Barrio is non-profit NGO that gives children the opportunity to participate in a youth football league. In attendance were members of the sub-15 and sub-13 Mundial del [...]

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¡Feliz Día de la Madre, Panamá!

¡Feliz Día de la Madre, Panamá!

December 8, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Sizzla Kalonji once sang “Thank you Mama for the nine months you carried me through…” and that is the idea every 8th of December in Panama.  “Why December 8th?” you ask. December 8th is recognized by the Catholic Church as day of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary. While most of the world celebrates [...]

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Police Meet with Children of the Mundial del Barrio Youth Outreach Program

Police Meet with Children of the Mundial del Barrio Youth Outreach Program

December 7, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Wednesday December 4th, the National Police in cooperation with “Mundial del Barrio” met with the children of the program to increase awareness about the dangers of illicit drugs. In attendance were members of the organization’s sub-13 and sub-15 football leagues. Mundial del Barrio is non-profit NGO that gives children the opportunity to participate in a [...]

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Bipolar Bocas Weather Can Be a Real Treat

Bipolar Bocas Weather Can Be a Real Treat

December 1, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Just because you wake up to a bunch of scary looking rain clouds doesn’t mean that it’s not going to be a beautiful day.  This time of year sees quite a bit of rain sometimes but the weather can turn from thunderstorms to the perfect beach day in a matter of minutes.  Check out these [...]

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Celebrate Thanksgiving in Paradise with Playa Tortuga

Celebrate Thanksgiving in Paradise with Playa Tortuga

November 26, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

“Celebrate Thanksgiving day at Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort wit our special dinner buffet for just $21.00 per person* Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort. For reservations: (507 757-9050 or avasquezplayatortuga@unesa.com. Valid November 28, 2013. www.HotelPlayaTortuga.com   * Includes one glass of house wine. Live music. (Service charges and taxes not included).

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